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WSF President Satu Järvelä at the New Leaders Forum 2019

WSF President Satu Järvelä participated in the New Leaders Forum 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The main topics of the event were the future of sport, equality, good governance and responsibility. The IOC Gender Equality Recommendations constituted the framework for the forum.

Satu Järvelä & Birgitta Kervinen (right)

“It was an honor to get the invite to New Leaders forum which was held in Helsinki in November. There were interesting and inspiring speeches about gender equality, leadership, importance and responsibilities of the sport.” said Satu after the event.

She also added: “I think snowboardings strenght is comradery and one of my goals is to get more women involved in different fields of the boardsports and at the same time grow the education and youth programs.”